Squires Build Early Lead In Win Over Rochester

The Manchester Squires made it a clean sweep at Rochester Wednesday. After the softball team handed the Zebras their first conference loss the baseball team grabbed a 5-0 lead and defeated Rochester 5-1.

The Squires would take a 1-0 lead in the second. With one out Thane Creager would draw a walk. With two outs Trey McNall would single with Creager taking third on the throw. Shepherd would then single home Creager for a 1-0 lead.

In the third Mason Meyer would lead off reaching on an error before Kaleb Fluke did the same. Hayes Sturtsman would follow with a single that scored Mayer for a 2-0 lead. With one out Creager singled with Fluke racing home to lead 3-0. Mason Roberts would the draw a walk to load the bases before Sturtsman scored on a McNall sac. Shepherd would follow with a single that scored Creager to give Manchester a 5-0 lead.

The Squires would not plate a run the remainder of the game, giving up a run in the seventh for the 5-1 final.

Lineup AB R H RBI BB SO
Grant Strobel 4 0 0 0 0 1
Mason Meyer 3 1 0 0 0 0
Kaleb Fluke 4 1 1 0 0 1
Hayes Sturtsman 4 1 2 1 0 0
Jeremiah Airgood 3 0 1 0 1 0
Thane Creager 3 2 1 1 1 0
Mason Roberts 2 0 0 0 2 1
Trey McNall 3 0 2 1 0 1
Kyle Shepherd 4 0 2 2 0 1
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER SO BB HR
Hayes Sturtsman 7.0 104 .721 3 1 0 14 2 0

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